Jan Rodowicz

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Jan Rodowicz "Anoda"
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Born (1923-03-07)March 7, 1923
Warsaw, Poland
Died January 7, 1949(1949-01-07) (aged 25)
Warsaw, Poland
Jan Rodowicz after arrest by MBP

Jan Rodowicz codename: Anoda (March 7, 1923 – January 7, 1949) was a Polish Scoutmaster (podharcmistrz), First Lieutenant of the AK-Szare Szeregi. Rodowicz was born in Warsaw. During the German occupation of Poland in World War II he was a member of Wawer and the Grupy Szturmowe (Assault Groups) of the Szare Szeregi. He took part in several sabotage actions against the German forces, among others in the so-called Arsenal action on March 26, 1943. During the Warsaw Uprising he was second-in-commander of the III platoon "Felek", 2. company "Rudy" of the Batalion Zośka.

In December 1948, he was arrested by the communist on the personal order of Julia Brystiger of the Ministry of Public Security of Poland and died on January 7, 1949. He was tortured and beaten to death in his home city of Warsaw.